the former

Chapeltown Hebrew Congregation

Leeds, West Yorkshire




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Latest revision or update: 5 October 2016

Congregation Data


Chapeltown Hebrew Congregation - also known as Chapeltown United Synagogue


58 & 60 Francis Street, Chapeltown Road, Leeds (from 1913 or, possibly, from after First World War), previously in Regent Street (from about 1902).


1888, as the Lowkever Synagogue (named after the town in western Lithuania, Loikeve - now Laukuva, from where most of its original congregants originated.)


Closed in about 1962.


Ashkenazi Orthodox


In 1897, joined the Amalgamation of Synagogues
In about 1949, became a constituent synagogue of the United Hebrew Congregation.

Membership Data:

1938 - 235 members (The Jewish Year Book 1939)

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